How to Change Date and Time in Windows 10 and Windows 11?

Change Date and Time in Windows

This article will tell you how to change date and time in Windows 10 and Windows 11. However, the steps shown below in the following article are done on Windows 10 but will also work on Windows 11.

Hence, if you are using Windows 10 or Windows 11 and want to correct the system date and time then continue reading this post to set the date and time of your Windows.

Windows date and time is an important feature of any Windows operating system. I am sure you may see the date and time multiple times while working on your system.

However, setting up the right time zone will show you the correct date and time of your selected region. However, you have the option to update or set it manually as well.

Certainly Windows has the option to set and sync the date and time automatically if you are connected to the internet.

In addition, you can set the date and time manually as well if you used to work offline.

How to Change System Date and Time in Windows 10?

Before we proceed, you will need to know that administrative rights are required on your computer to change the system date and time.

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If your Windows always get connected to the internet, then by setting up settings to “Set time automatically” and selecting the “Time zone” you can change the date and time of your system and set it as per the current selected region.

Here is how you can do it:

Step 1. Open the Windows Settings app. Press Win + I to launch it easily.

Step 2. Click Time & Language

Step 3. Now in Date & time option:

  • Turn on “Set time automatically”
  • Click on Sync now
  • From the Time zone option select the time zone you follow in your country or region.

how to set date and time in Windows 10

If you are not connected to the internet and want to set a date and time manually then, follow the below steps:

Step 1. Reach for Time & Language option from Windows settings app.

In order to set the manual date and time, both set time automatically and set time zone automatically should be turned off.

how to change system date and time in windows

Step 2. Now under Set the date and time manually, click on Change button

changing the system date and time

Step 3. Change date and time screen will appear:

Select the date and time that you want to change into and then at the end click on the Change button.

manually change date and time in windows 10

The system clock has now been updated as per your instructions.

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